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What to Make of the Post-Derek Jeter Yankees

Derek Jeter’s last game with the Yankees was the stuff of Hollywood legend. He chopped an RBI single toward third, his 3,465th career hit, and then removed himself from the game. He went out at Fenway, which seems like anathema to a Yankee, but Red Sox fans cheered Jeter for over two minutes. Before the […]

Bruins Trade Johnny Boychuk to Islanders for Draft Picks

The Bruins have agreed to trade defenseman Johnny Boychuk to the Islanders for second-round picks in the 2015 and 2016 drafts and a 2015 third-round pick, according to Newsday. The reason for the deal was purely motivated by money, as the Bruins were right up against the salary cap (about $500,000 under). In the deal, […]

Former Titans Kicker Rob Bironas Killed in Car Crash

Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas died Saturday night in a crash crash near his home in the Nashville area. He was 36 years old. Police said Bironas was speeding in his SUV when he went off the road and struck a group of trees. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police said there […]

Vikings Fan Wears Adrian Peterson Jersey, Holds ‘Switch’

Prior to the Patriots-Vikings fan, a tailgater was spotted wearing an Adrian Peterson jersey while holding what we can presume to be a ‘switch’ or stick: Peterson, as you probably know, was deactivated after his indictment for child abuse, involving the ‘switch’ technique of disciplining a child.

Former Bruins Player Carol Vadnais Dies

Carol Vadnais, a six-time all-star who played more 1,000 career games, has died. He was 68. Vadnais played for the B’s from 1971-1976 and was a key cog on the B’s 1972 Stanley Cup-winning team.

Video: Angels’ Garret Richards Blows Out Knee vs. Red Sox

It’s been a lost season for the Red Sox, but the same can’t be said for the Angels, who have beaten the Red Sox three straight times and are in first place in the AL West. THe third win in this stretch, though, was very costly, as the team lost its best pitcher, Garret Richards […]

Photo: Paul Pierce with Al Pacino on Private Jet

Say what you want about Al Pacino’s acting skills (OK, I will — his role in “Two For the Money” was trash. Pure garbage), but he picks some good company to hang out with. Right Paul Pierce?

Video: David Ortiz Hits 400th (and 401st) Home Run(s) with Red Sox

Ted Williams. Carl Yastrzemski. David Ortiz. Does he belong in the same sentence with the other two Red Sox legends? Well, after a two-HR night on Saturday, Ortiz has certainly entered the conversation: Your browser does not support iframes.

Video: Bill Belichick, Bob Kraft, Patriots do #IceBucketChallenge

Accepting a challenge from Giants owner John Mara, coach Bill Belichick, owner Bob Kraft and the seemingly the entire Patriots team participated in the #IceBucketChallenge to raise money and awareness for ALS research. Watch the video here:

Video: Tony Stewart Hits, Kills Kevin Ward Jr. During Race

In case you missed it this weekend, watch as NASCAR driver Tony Stewart hits and kills another driver, Kevin Ward Jr., on a dirt track in New York. WARNING, this video may be disturbing to some. What do you think of what happened?

Video: History of NFL Team Logos

This is really cool. It’s a look at NFL team logos through the years, sorted on a map. I find it amazing how regional the NFL was in the early days. Take a look:

Celtics’ Vitor Faverani Arrested on DUI Charges in Spain

Celtics center Vitor Faverani has been arrested on DUI charges in Spain, according to reports. Faverani is accused of running a red light and crashing his BMW into a bus. No one was injured in the collision. The 6-foot-11, 260-pound Brazilian blew a 0.18 blood alcohol content (above Spain’s legal limit of 0.06), police said.

Happy 37th Birthday Tom Brady!

Tom Brady has come a long way. Happy 37th birthday to the greatest quarterback in NFL history.

Red Sox Trade Felix Doubront to Chicago Cubs

The Red Sox dealt a starting pitcher on Wednesday — no, not that one. Boston traded lefty Felix Doubront to the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named later. That player will be sent to the Red Sox after the Rule 5 Draft and is expected to be a low-level prospect. Doubront has been […]

Jon Lester Trade Rumors: Lester Scratched from Wednesday Start

The Red Sox have scratched lefty Jon Lester from his scheduled start on Wednesday in lieu of all of the trade rumors swirling around him and the team. Brandon Workman will be called up from Triple-A start in Lester’s place.